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Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

By Haixia Yang, University of Massachusetts Amherst The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys. Work in our lab suggests that this compound may have widespread health risks, including aggravating…

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